What does jittery mean?

Definitions for jitteryˈdʒɪt ə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jittery(adj)

    characterized by jerky movements

    "a jittery ride"

  2. edgy, high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight(adj)

    being in a tense state


  1. jittery(adj.)

    being in a tense state; easily upset or frightened; -- of a person.


  1. jittery(Adjective)

    nervy, jumpy, on edge


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jittery in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jittery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Paul Zemsky:

    I can understand the market being a bit jittery here after making a new high and pausing ahead of the Fed minutes.

  2. Sandeep Shastri:

    The BJP's ascent has left most of these parties extremely jittery, you can expect them to employ similar tactics in the upcoming sessions.

  3. Nicholas Ghattas:

    People are getting kind of jittery and thinking, How much more does this really have to run? How much more credit can people float? And when does the cycle start to turn?

  4. Morningstar Inc analyst Jason Kephart:

    Retail investors are definitely jittery, stocks haven't really gone anywhere in the last year and investors are probably still feeling the aftershocks of a pretty volatile first quarter.

  5. Randy Frederick:

    The market got jittery yesterday after comments from the The Fed officials but what it's really looking for is comments from Yellen, i think we could see two rate hikes but September and December are more likely rather than June.

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